Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights

Introduction to Intellectual Property Copyrights Part 1 Copyrights Part 2 Trademarks Part 1
What is Intellectual Property?
The Scope of Protection Offered by Intellectual Property Law
History and Sources of Intellectual Property Law
Governing Law, Courts and Agencies
Jurisdiction and Venue in Cases of Intellectual Property and Remedies Available
The Concept & History of Copyright and Sources of Law
Distinguishing Copyrights from Rights in Other Property
What Can be Copyrighted?
Initial Ownership and Section 201
Logistics of Ownership & Registered Copyrights
Music, Movies and Computer Software Copyrights
Exclusive Rights Granted Under Title 17, §106
Copyright Infringement & Remedies (Title 17, Chapter 5)
Licensing & Assignment Agreements
Fair Use Doctrine (Title 17, §107)
What is a Trademark?
Acquiring Trademark Rights
§1052 Bars to Registration
Trademarks Part 2 Patents Part 1 Patents Part 2 Trade Secrets & State Laws Protecting Intellectual Property
Loss of Trademark Rights §1064(3)
Infringement & Likelihood of Confusion
Trademark Dilution
Incontestability and Fair Use
Trademark Licensing & Assignment Agreements
The “I” Issues: The Internet & International Trademark
Origins & Underlying Concepts of Patent Law
Patentable Subject Matter
Utility, Novelty, Statutory Bar, & Nonobviousness
The Patent Application Process
Patent Infringement
Defenses to Patent Infringement
Remedies for Patent Infringement
Patent Licensing & Assignment Agreements
International Patent & the First-to-File System
Trade Secret Protection Overview
The Uniform Trade Secret Act & State Acts
Contractual Agreements Protecting Trade Secrets
Defenses to Trade Secret Actions